Month: December 2013

Cath Kidston 108 Piccadilly

Cath Kidston 108 Piccadilly

Cath Kidston has opened a new flagship store in the heart of London’s Piccadilly, just in time for Christmas. The 7,070 sq ft store features all things modern-vintage across homeware, women’s and childerenswear. The brand that was originally thought of as a twee middle class […]

The Pop Up Flea, New York.

The Pop Up Flea, New York.

Last weekend saw the annual Pop Up Flea return to New York’s Chelsea, with all American menswear clothing and accessories brands showcasing their current collections and vintage pieces to browse and buy. Quality, authenticity and craftsmanship was the main focus with brands including Portland’s Tanner […]

Williamsburg Guide

Williamsburg Guide

Last week BDA once again ventured to the other side of the Atlantic to suss out the very best in international retail. While we were there we checked out the district of Williamsburg to bring you the ultimate and only guide you need to the […]

Aki Choklat for Lahtiset

Aki Choklat for Lahtiset

Shoe designer and friend to BDA, Aki Choklat showcased his collaboration with traditional Finnish felt shoe factory Lahtiset last week at the Finnish Embassy. Lahtiset was founded in Jamsa, Finland in 1921 and the boots are still created entirely by hand, from pure lambs wool. […]

East London Design Show

East London Design Show

The East London Design Show is an annual shopping event full of artisans, craft makers and illustrators, all hoping to sell their lovely creations to the public. Situated in the Old Truman Brewery, the event runs from Thursday (6th Dec) until Sunday. We went along […]

Tokyo Takeover at Citadium, Paris

Tokyo Takeover at Citadium, Paris

Paris’ must visit sport and street department store has had somewhat of a Japanese makeover for Christmas 2013. A pop up sweet and gift shop takes over the main atrium of the store, offering delights such as Pumpkin Pudding Kit Kats. Olive & Tom Japanese […]

Prada’s Joyeuse Obsession at Printemps, Paris

Prada’s Joyeuse Obsession at Printemps, Paris

Prada and Printemps have teamed up for Christmas 2013, showcasing mouth dropping, magical window installations and an incredible pop up, featuring an exclusive collection and floor to ceiling advent calendar in the main atrium of the Hausmann store. The windows show a series of scenes […]